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astro photo of great cluster m13
Lens: 300mm DA Camera: K-3 Photo Location: N Irelan ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: Above 6s Aperture: F4.5 
Posted By: wahee, 05-19-2017, 01:30 PM

got this using the Lightrack II mount and photo tripod.

10x 120 second images stacked, under light polluted skies.

I used the handy but restricted flucard to help focus the camera lens a check images

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05-19-2017, 06:42 PM   #2
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Wow 120 s with a 300 mm! Very nice pic!
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hi thanks very much. There's a bit of trailing close up. My tripod is not the greatest which doesn't help.
The 300mm picks up the star colour nicely and is easy to focus which was a surprise. I used a bahtinov mask, which simplified it a lot too.
The lightrack II is fantastic. I managed to get one good shot of another starfield at 230 seconds

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